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2009 Stories by Melissa Anderson

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  • The Blind Side

    published November 19, 2009

    Another poor, massive, uneducated African-American teenager lumbers onto screens this month, two weeks after Precious and obviously... More >>

  • 35 Shots of Rum

    published November 19, 2009

    Recent American films about families, like last year's Rachel Getting Married and Revolutionary Road, all too often pierce... More >>

  • Flick Pick

    published November 19, 2009

    Another poor, massive, uneducated African-American teenager lumbers onto screens this month, two weeks after Precious and obviously timed... More >>

  • Good Hair

    published October 22, 2009

    Don Imus's hateful, racist 2007 remarks about "nappy-headed hos" underscored the immense fear of, and fascination with, the hair follicles of... More >>

  • Flick Pick

    published October 22, 2009

    Don Imus’s hateful, racist 2007 remarks about “nappy-headed hos” underscored the immense fear of, and fascination with, the hair... More >>

  • The September Issue

    published September 10, 2009

    When, in the early '00s, I worked as a freelancer for a publication two floors below Vogue — this was pre-Devil Wears Prada... More >>

  • Taking Woodstock

    published August 27, 2009

    If you remember Woodstock, you probably weren't there," the expression goes. And if you were, can you please stop gassing on about it? Aquarian... More >>

  • Surveillance

    published July 16, 2009

    Jennifer Lynch — like Sofia Coppola on occasion — has been tarred with the unfounded claim that her films get made only because of... More >>

  • Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

    published April 30, 2009

    Two weeks after jowly Matthew Perry transformed into pretty Zac Efron to relive his adolescence in 17 Again, Warner Bros. releases... More >>

  • Sugar

    published April 30, 2009

    Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck have transformed some of the saggiest, most cliched genres with smarts, non-screechy politics, superb acting and... More >>

  • Confessions of a Shopaholic

    published February 12, 2009

    The Confessions of a Shopaholic we need right now would be a handheld doc featuring former Merrill Lynch CEO John Thain sobbing... More >>

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